Become a Master Designer: Rule Three: Contrast, Contrast, Contrast

Part Three of Seven Easy Principles to Becoming a Master Designer.

Read Rule 1 and Rule 2

contrast in your design

Good contrast in your design goes hand-in-hand with your color selections. Contrast is the value difference between the colors on your design. Value is how bright or dark the color (ink) is. Ever see a blank white canvas and as a joke someone says: “Hey – it’s a white cow in a snow storm!” This is an example of no contrast. White on white is no contrast – you can’t see anything.

Elementary right? I mean what kind of stupid tutorial is this? I’m explaining that the piece I’m designing needs to be visible??